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infrastructure investment across america in places like illinois, california, and texas the we have seen our financing loan program helped denver, colorado finance their railroads station. those projects would not have been possible without leadership that the state and local level. frankly, governors can make it happen. -factor.the x you are the difference between a tahrir rating road and a 21st century highway that is -- road and a 21st century highway that is safe and efficient. i can tell you after meeting with members of congress on both sides of the aisle, they agree. the hard part is agreeing on a .ay to fund these needs. 21 was a good start. it provided states with 8 years of funding. 2 years-- states with of funding. it gave people a better value money byr mining -- institutionalizing best practices and allowing them to work faster and smarter. expires next september. we are facing long-term deficits. the way we have been doing business is not sustainable. i do not have to tell you. many are already looking at innovative ways to find your own transportation needs. this year, half of
boehner. >> former texas congressman rand atl was the keynote speaker the young americans for liberty national convention. we will show you his remarks in their entirety tomorrow here on c-span. in the meantime, here's a preview of the former congressmen's remarks. and --biggest break -- the risk is how sluggish will they get. speaking out can be dangerous. we write laws on purpose. all of politicians want truth. they want us to know everything about government so they write to be strict laws. if you are a whistleblower, we will protect you. yeah, sure. you do that and they charge you with treason. know, theds me of you with an empire of life. the empire, the big government is only held together by lies. these revolutions whether bradley manning or snowden, they have not heard us area they have hurt the bureaucrat. that hurt a politician. they embarrass them. you may we spy on every country in the world? we spy on them? isy probably suspected, but out in the open. they are embarrassed. treasonous to maintaining the faƇade they are wonderful and good and humanitarian. away frankly, th
that sets an end to voter suppression in north carolina, texas, alabama, georgia, florida, ohio, wisconsin, and anywhere where they attempt it. we must allow the people to vote. everyone remember that if you remember nothing else, rise up. >> he serves with his father in ministry and his biological father the reverend jasper williams junior. he is the reverend pastor of the salem bible church of leapt, georgia. -- atlanta, georgia. >> god bless you. why are you here in to commemorate or to participate? to commemorate means i'm celebrating something that has already occurred. but to participate means i'm actively involved within someone within a narrow time called right now. are you here because you want to be seen or do you desire to be a part of change? are you here to point fingers and blame or hold hands with your brother or your sister? 50 years ago, the works of our forefathers and mothers allowed us to see the realization of the first black president. but our country still has a race issue that all of us needs to be a part of. why are you here? the change is not a black thing, it's n
states that are not extending, about 21, also about 9 million people, and this is essentially texas, the most number of uninsured people in the united states, primarily through the this is essentially texas, the most number of uninsured people in the united states, primarily through the midwest, the entire south, the deep south, montana, idaho, miami, and utah.-- idaho, wyoming, and utah. there are some states that are still debating -- michigan, indiana, pennsylvania, a few others. i was thinking, where i want to be on january 1 is the four corners and with one arm in new mexico, another arm in colorado i'm getting this wrong -- arizona, new mexico, colorado, utah, and utah is the only one that does not have the medicaid expansion. host: there are differences depending on what side of the border you are on -- guest: unlike the exchanges and subsidies, available to anybody in the united states, the medicaid expansion will only be available to those states that have chosen to do so. host: one of our followers on facebook says -- "health insurance would be as expensive as car insuranc
. here is a preview of some of his remarks. >> texas made changes two powers after the ruling came down. acting likea state they are open to the the association's two major the problems they had with voting could be fixed. i am hoping we can go back and act a new voting rights consistent with the supreme court. the court is up sharply divided. five people decided after an and of hearing arguments, her the in the hundreds of hours that the senate had, signed into law by republican presidents, and five people said you must have done and it runs. we are going to change it. even then, the chief justice said there would be voting rights violations. >> you can see all of his remarks today at 10:00 a.m. and again at 6:00 eastern. what are the most of years parsley's in history? adams, first mrs. to live in the white house, very opinionated, bright, capable lady. of the more sociable side, telemedicine, the verdict of the house, you go through a period where there are really not that a first ladies. take it up from there to harriet lane because of a president decanted's these. that was the gran
, if all goes well, the great stennis -- senator wendy davis of texas will think about running for governor. [applause] if we want to see a woman in the white house, which we do, we also need to see and support women running in governorships. these are executive leader positions and in the united states, 24 states have not ever come in their history, elected a woman governor. they are not alone. we have to do this so this is another piece of the puzzle. once you see it, you get it. it is not an issue anymore. we've got to keep on pushing state-by-state and i truly believe that once we break the glass ceiling for the white house, it will open up so many doors for so many women across the country in governors and mayors races and city council and you name it. that is why it is so important. >> senator mccaskill, your mother was an elected official. is she why you ran? >> a simple way of putting it -- i certainly thank my mother and father gave me permission to be bossy and opinionated. [laughter] my dad reassured me that even though no one really wanted to date me in college, it would get be
, as the son of the great state of texas, the home to the president as -- who signed the most sweeping civil rights legislation in our history. i also speak to you as someone of a grateful generation, grateful for the struggles and the movement and the blood and tears and work of the civil rights pioneers who stood here 50 years ago today, and those who marched in the streets of selma come of those who organized, people in factories and farms, those who took their battles to the courts like thurgood marshall. those who organized, those such as willie velasquez. my own parents in the 1960's were involved in a movement inspired by martin luther king and the men and women who stood here. they were active in the chicano movement, for the latino civil rights movement. i want to say thank you to them, and thank you to all of you. i also want to make a promise to you. as somebody of a younger generation of americans, i want to promise you that all of the struggles and all of the fights and all of the year so you put into making our country a better place, to helping our leaders understand that free
in the netherlands and the u.s. premiere at south by southwest in austin, texas. cnn and a lot of other people saw it at south by southwest. the sale was closed at fault by south -- south by southwest by our sales agent, josh. [video clip] >> a typical day for me, older men would pick me up around 7:15. the car would get bob and then his aide. then it would swing by my house and then to the white house. i am responsible for the scheduling and the president's daily activities. i knew my place. it really reflected a lot about richard nixon, the degree to which he wanted things controlled. >> it literally was from 6:00 in the morning to 9:00 at night every day of the week. saturdays and sundays, too. that pace was unremitting. total consuming for someone like me. >> i was tough on people, feeling i had to be. there is something of the presidency of zero defect. you have to operate as close to zero defect as you can. i was concerned with the result the president wanted that was carried out. host: brian frye, a little more perspective on how that got put together and to the men were. -- and who the men
that is riddled with credits, loopholes, game playing. a friend of mine, kevin brady, is a member from texas that sits on a committee. the tax code of the united states is four times the size of a bible with none of the good news. pretty good summary. >> it is. in your opinion, if a presidential candidate made that a major point, would it carry any weight? >> yeah, i think it would. i think nobody ever thinks the tax system is fair. that is always an issue that resonates with america. let's be real -- taxes are one of the reasons we do put -- we declared our independence in the first place. we did not like the way was done, we thought we should have a direct say, which we did not. . think it is a major effort i think you are going to see it more, particularly if commerce cannot act in the next couple of years and this divided situation. i suspect whoever is running for president will make it a major issue. the last time we had really important tax stuff, ronald reagan was president. he ran on what was back then camp ross, which was lowering the rates, and then he carried another part of it o
and distribution company based in dallas, texas. we are going to make it an family films. [applause] -- age and family films. we are going to go out and make family films and give you the american public the tolls to go out and change the culture. to bring people in and reaffirm their values to show the truth. years, the greatest creators of art were people in and around the church. the great music, the great sculptors, the great painters, all visual arts as well as musical arts were all in and around the church. but in the last 100 years, the worst art has been coming out of the church. you want to see films, europe is the inferior production to see something that reaffirms your values. now, i say to you , can't we make god a beautiful? [applause] why can't we tell the truth, the good and the beautiful in a way that is compelling and entertaining and inspiring? that is my mission. i'm going to stay involved and be involved in politics to shape this debate. it would are going to be successful, as a party and more importantly in this country, we need to have a revitalized culture. it we need
there, but they will get it there, and even homeschoolers. i know texas opted out. how can we opt out of it and not have it in our schools? >> let me give you background on common core. it is not emanate from anything the senate has done. is a program developed by the governors'association. if you do not want obama to be a part of it, all you have to do is change it. it is not anything that goes through me. it is a state opt-in, opt-out deal. that is a state-run issue that you all need to deal with. i do not think the goals behind, common core are necessarily bad. i think probably the implementation is probably dangerous. but the point is that improving the educational standards of our children, the best way to do that is the parents and teachers and administrators back in charge and leave the federal government out of it. [applause] >> senator, thank you very much for being -- for the opportunity to represent oklahoma. really, all the years you have invested. we appreciate that. i am really concerned that maybe in a generation we are going to lose our second amendment right as americ
we're talking about. so it is not how you collect it, it is what happens after. host: 8 from texas. independent line. -- dave. caller: you mentioned 1,000 feet and a low for the ranch land. any type of height restriction over residential or will they be able to fly to feet above the roof of your house? you say about the privacy issues, that is the government that has gone to process privacy issues. if they are the ones pricking privacy, how will we hold them responsible? guest: again, and the operation any operation and all of the private citizens are getting involved with. you may say we will of the use these systems for these particular applications or if you are going to use them, this is how you have to do it. you have to do it in a safe matter and all local walls of the rules. that is what they're there for. host: our guest is michael toscano. our next guest is jordan in maryland. caller: what do you think the unmanned vehicles are used as far as the fire department, police department and other local government? guest: again, a lot of the civil applications are ideal. the men
capacities when george w. bush was governor of texas. we are really delighted that wen has developed such visuals to help understand the complicated story of finding what did not work so well and how we can do better the next time. we have invited him to make his presentation first. jim has recently finished up his tour at the pentagon. career he was a research research scholar at the national defense university rector of research there. he worked throughout his career on the questions a stabilization and reconstruction including at the un and other success stories in cambodia amid the balkans, and elsewhere. he will speak on his own reflections of what will be the right tools and mechanisms to respond and post-conflict environments. we are very delighted to have leanne smith, the director of the policy and risk best practices services. she has been in that position for years. she has a long career as an australian diplomat and a person who has worked on humanitarian law. we do really want to bring in how does the broader international community handle these questions. they are the c
, illinois congress people and the great congresswoman from texas work to foster the education of the economic plight of our communities to a destiny of economic vitality. mr. noel green, executive director of e-squared business development fund. e-cubed, excuse me. >> well, i guess -- we do it in many ways. i'm one who believes in i have 20 advisory groups that i work with. in my congressional districts, ranging from everything early childhood development to business and economic development. we meet regularly. some of them meet every month. some meet every other month. some meet twice a month. we are engaged all the time. some of us are almost as old as sampson. we've been working with sampson for a long time. so we're actually engaged with the kind of activity anybody can join our groups. all you got to do is give us a call at 773-533-7520. most of the legislation -- >> say that one more time, congressman. >> 773-533-7520. most of the legislation that we have gotten passed originated with our group's meeting. one is the $5 million that people have gotten who have h.i.v. aids
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